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Investigating Friction

In our science lessons, year 2 and 3 have learnt about lots of different forces. Last week we learnt about how friction is a force and that it is the action of one surface rubbing against another. We planned an experiment to see which surface caused the most friction when a toy...
Posted On 09 Jun 2017
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Paul Klee artwork

Year 2 and 3 have been studying the art of Paul Klee in art lessons this term. We have looked at how he uses colours and shapes in his abstract artwork. We used oil pastels and a paint wash to re-create one of his most famous pieces “The Castle and the Sun”. The...
Posted On 02 Jun 2017
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Canadian Airforce join in the Big Walk

The children had a wonderful afternoon with members of the Royal Canadian Airforce in school, who talked to them about the local Second World War base, Eastmoor, and the Canadian airmen that were stationed there, on the 75th anniversary of the air base. The children were...
Posted On 26 May 2017
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May the force be with you!

This week years 2 and 3 have been measuring the force it takes to move objects. We have learnt that force is measured in Newtons, named after one of our favourite scientists Isaac Newton! We worked in groups using force meters to measure the force it took to make different...
Posted On 21 May 2017
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Circus skills

Last week we were visited by Alex from Circusology who was gave us a splendid show of all his amazing circus skills, entertaining everybody during morning assembly! Later in the day we all got to take part in a circus skills workshop. In year 2 and 3 we had a go at juggling,...
Posted On 05 May 2017
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Year 2/3 go to Magna!

Years 2, 3, 4, 5 and 6 went to the excellent science museum “Magna” and has a great time learning in the fire, earth, water and air zones. We also took part in a “Night and Day” workshop and learnt about the stars, planets and how we get day and night....
Posted On 27 Apr 2017
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Eggtravaganza 2017

This has to be one of the favourite Sutton on the Forest Traditions-the Eggtravaganza: Egg Decorating; Egg Jarping; Egg Rolling and Egg Throwing. Well done to all our Easter Egg Winners and a big thank-you to those children who won two eggs but very kindly gave their winnings to...
Posted On 18 Apr 2017
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Masters of maths!

Year two and three have been working really hard in their maths lessons this term. They have been practicing their times tables, division skills, addition and subtraction as well as investigating capacity and mass. Many children have also bought in homemade times table games...
Posted On 18 Apr 2017
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How can we change shadows?

Year 2 and 3 have learned lots about light and shadows in our “Bright Sparks” topic this term. One of our favourite experiments we have done is investigating how shadows change. We all managed to make the length of a shadow change by moving the light source closer and...
Posted On 07 Apr 2017
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Poetry reading session

Year 2 and 3 have been reading and writing poems around the theme of space this term. We have all enjoyed learning more about space through poetry as well as practising our rhyming, riddle skills and limerick writing. We had a poetry reading session where the children could stand...
Posted On 02 Apr 2017
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Red Nose Day!

There was a super atmosphere in school today as children arrived dressed in red and wearing silly noses. A huge thank-you to all the parents who donated cakes for the cake stall. We will let you know next week how much we raised.
Posted On 24 Mar 2017
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Shadows puppets!

Year 2 and 3 have been exploring light and shadows in science lessons this term. We have been learning all about how shadows are created when the light from a light source is blocked. We used our knowledge of shadows to create some exciting shadow puppets, blocking the light and...
Posted On 20 Mar 2017